For the student looking for an instrument to introduce them to the saxophone, then the John Packer JP042 BbTenor Saxophone is an affordable ideal choice. It has been specifically designed to aid the beginner to study and work through the lower UK music grade exams.
The JP042 features many features normally found on more expensive professional models, and not on a saxophone at this price.
Fully ribbed construction and double spine on the B and C keys, for additional strength
An underslung octave mechanism
Rust resistant blue steel springs with tension memory
Italian leather pads that create a better seal than conventional pads
Resonator pads to improve projection and give more depth to the tone
High F# and front F keys
Floating plate for little finger cluster (left hand)
Adjustable thumb ring and sling ring
A range of modern finishes, extra engraving and abalone pearls